with Tasha Taylor:
Q1: When did you start writing and first influences?
Tasha: I started writing when I was 14. My first influence was my father’s music. Johnnie Taylor was my dad, he was a Stax artist.
Q2: Who are your biggest influences today?
Tasha: I still love the greats: Aretha, Etta James, Bobby Blue Bland. I also love Leon Bridges, Lauryn Hill, Drake, HER and so many newer artists.
Q3: Any pivotal moment when you knew you wanted to be a writer/artist/musician?
Tasha: I grew up on the road with my dad, watching him perform from the side of the stage as a kid was all I needed to know this was what I wanted to do.
Q4: Who has helped you most with writing?
Tasha: I write solo and produce my own sic. Listening to great writers always helps.
Q5: Where did you grow up and how did that influence your work?
Tasha: I grew up in Dallas, Texas.
Q6: What do you consider your most meaningful work you’ve done creatively so far to you?
Tasha: My record TAYLORMADE was a sort of tribute to my dad, so it holds a lot of meaning for me https://amzn.to/3ktUQwz
Q7: Favorite activities to relax?
Q8: What is a favorite line/stanza from a song/poem/writing of yours or others?
Tasha: “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Albert Einstein
Q9: Any recent or forthcoming projects that you’d like to promote?
Tasha: Yes, working on a new record now.
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